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A marathon effort from young football team

20 May 2020

Members of the Brinsworth Whitehill U9s football team took on a marathon challenge to support the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity’s NHS Superheroes campaign.

Business Continuity Awareness Week

18 May 2020

“We take our business continuity planning and preparations very seriously.” That’s the message from Craig Patchett, Emergency Planning and Business Resilience Manager at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust.    Throughout the year, Craig works closely with teams and departments at Rotherham Hospital an

Waverley’s hero swoops into Rotherham Hospital

15 May 2020

An artist’s tribute to local NHS workers has shown that heroes come in all shapes and sizes – including those made of Lego.

Lighting up Yorkshire in appreciation

15 May 2020

Rotherham Hospital was lit up in a special display to thank NHS workers across South Yorkshire as part of an initiative for the Clap for our Carers campaign on Thursday night. Local company, PA Entertainment, spent hours setting up the lights at the hospital last Wednesday for it to be revealed on social med

'Over the moon' with kind gesture

13 May 2020

Members of the Alcohol Liaison Team have helped bring a smile to patients who are on lockdown. There are lots of people who are currently struggling with addiction during lockdown without the full spectrum of support that would usually be available to them.  Claire Sturman and Kristy Richardson, sup

300,000 people have #QuitForCovid

11 May 2020

At least 300,000 people have quit smoking successfully, a further 550,000 have tried to quit and 2.4 million have cut down on the amount of cigarettes they smoke due to growing concerns around coronavirus (COVID-19) and the increased risk smokers face.    These estimates are based on findings from the UK arm

Midwives hit the right notes this International Day of the Midwife

05 May 2020

NHS England’s Midwifery Ambassadors have come together virtually to celebrate International Day of the Midwife 2020 (5 May), #IDM20, as a choir through the medium of music and technology to spread a little hope, sunshine, smiles and happiness during these difficult times of COVID19. Do any of you recogn

Last wish granted with love

04 May 2020

Our Community Teams have been praised for making a difference to a family by helping their mother live her last days in her home on her favourite chair. Alison Davis, Help Desk Officer at the Trust, sadly lost her mother Marie Hooper, 76, last October. She wanted to show her appreciation to the Community

Trust helps tackle Covid-19 with vital research

29 April 2020

The Trust’s Research and Development department is taking part in a research study surrounding the Covid-19 coronavirus. Covid-19 is a global threat to health for which we have no specific treatments as yet. While many products have been proposed to treat Covid-19 patients, none are proven.  The R

Tech teams rise to the challenge

29 April 2020

Over the past few weeks the Trust has experienced a major upheaval in the way it works following the Covid-19 outbreak. New working conditions have had to be swiftly and robustly put in place with various systems and processes being altered drastically. Our IT and Information teams have been working aro

Baby Hallie is Rotherham's First Lockdown Baby!

29 April 2020

When Stella Bacon began to realise that her baby would be born in the midst of a pandemic, little did she know that her baby girl would in fact be Rotherham’s very first lockdown baby. Stella, 33, and her Husband John, 37, of Kiveton, Rotherham, welcomed baby Hallie into the world at 10.23pm at Rotherha

Keeping in touch with loved ones while they are in hospital

28 April 2020

At Rotherham Hospital we understand how difficult it must be for families and loved ones at a time where visiting is suspended.   We want to support our patients and their loved ones as best we can. To do this our Patient Property and Communication Team is supporting a number of initiatives to help fam

Behind the mask

28 April 2020

A initiative to help make patients more comfortable dealing with mask-wearing staff is taking off across the Trust.  Gemma Hayden, Team Leader for Rotherham Stroke Rehabilitation, said she spotted an idea online for templates to use on staff badges and decided to share it with her colleagues. “R

Advice to parents during coronavirus

19 April 2020

Whilst coronavirus is infectious to children it is rarely serious. If your child is unwell it is likely to be a non-coronavirus illness, rather than coronavirus itself. Whilst it is extremely important to follow Government advice to stay at home during this period, it can be confusing to know what to do

#OneMillionClaps appeal raises funds for Trusts

17 April 2020

An appeal launched last week is aiming to raise millions of pounds to support NHS nurses, doctors, staff and volunteers saving lives during the coronavirus crisis.   The appeal is being run by NHS Charities Together and 100 per cent of each £5 donation will go to the Covid-19 Urgent Appeal which grants t

Covid-19 and your information - update 8 April 2020

09 April 2020

This notice describes how we may use your information to protect you and others during the Covid-19 outbreak. It supplements our main Privacy Notice which is available here . The health and social care system is facing significant pressures due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Health and care information

Kicks Count - Your unborn baby's movements are as important as ever

08 April 2020

Rotherham midwives are urging mums-to-be to contact them urgently should there be any change in your unborn baby's movements. Pregnant women should not let COVID-19 deter them from contacting their midwife should they have any concerns about their baby. You can contact a midwife by calling - 01709 42 7700

RECOVERY Trial (Randomised Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapy)

07 April 2020

We are currently running a trial looking into treatment options for coronavirus (COVID-19). It is important that we do all we can to help prevent this situation from happening again, and are asking for patients with confirmed COVID-19, who are currently being cared for at Rotherham Hospital, to take

Changes to the Rotherham Stroke Rehabilitation services

06 April 2020

Due to COVID-19 and the increasing need to protect our stroke survivors and staff, changes are being made within our rehabilitation services for stroke. This information could be regularly subject to change and is for the safety of all concerned. Stroke survivors and coronavirus (COVID-19)

Trust's April Board meeting

03 April 2020

The Trust's Constitution states that: 31.1   Meetings of the Board of Directors shall be open to members of the public. Members of the public may be excluded from a meeting for special reasons. In view of the current coronavirus pandemic and governmental advice, the Board of Directors has taken the decisi

Can foods boost your immune system?

03 April 2020

Understandably people are worried about COVID-19 and are wanting to do anything they can in order to avoid it. This fear has allowed for misinformation to spread regarding food and immunity. Your nutrition and dietetic service has tried to answer some of your questions below. Can we boost the immun

NHS charity launches fundraising appeal for hospital heroes

01 April 2020

The Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity has launched an urgent fundraising appeal encouraging the public to support the town’s dedicated NHS staff through the Coronavirus crisis.

Changes to maternity services

31 March 2020

Due to COVID-19 and the increasing need to protect our women, babies and staff, changes are being made in our maternity servicese. This information could be regularly subject to change and is for the safety of all concerned. We appreciate that during pregnancy, birth and beyond, are the times when

Call for volunteers – local and national

30 March 2020

If you have family and friends who want to do something to help their community during this period of social distancing, there are a number of opportunities to get involved. Rotherham Council has established the Rotherham Community Hub with Voluntary Action Rotherham and the Rotherham Together Partnership to

Socks a lot of support for World Down’s Syndrome Day

27 March 2020

There were plenty of people wearing odd socks at Rotherham Hospital last week, but it was all for a worthy cause rather than a sign they got dressed in the dark.

'Your NHS needs you' - NHS call for volunteer army

25 March 2020

The NHS is “rallying the troops” for the war on coronavirus, with volunteers being called up to help vulnerable people stay safe and well at home. The nation is looking for up to 250,000 volunteers to help up to 1.5 million people who have been asked to shield themselves from coronavirus because of underly

Changes to visitor restrictions from Monday 23 March

21 March 2020

As a precaution, and to help protect our patients, their families and our staff, we will be further restricting visiting at Rotherham Hospital from Monday 23 March 2020. From Monday, there will be no visitors allowed. The only exceptions to this are: One birthing partner One visitor per child patien

Temporary changes to services

19 March 2020

Due to COVID-19 coronavirus, we are having to make temporary changes to our services as a precaution.  Our Switchboard and Contact Centre are receiving a high volume of calls asking whether appointments are going ahead as planned. We are looking at how we can reduce our activity and how we can do things diff

Visitor restrictions at Rotherham Hospital

16 March 2020

As a precaution, we are restricting visitors to our hospital wards. Only 1 visitor per patient will be allowed at any time. Those aged under 16 and those with a low immune system should not visit at any time. If you have any symptoms of coronavirus, you must not visit any patients. Visitors are asked to reg

Important information about Coronavirus (Covid-19)

14 March 2020

The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.  The Chief Medical Officer has announced that t

Rock your odd socks for World Down’s Syndrome Day

13 March 2020

On World Down’s Syndrome Day, colleagues at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust will be rocking their odd socks as they call upon every person with Down’s syndrome to tell the world ‘we decide.’

Top marks for group who finished foundation degree in a first for the Trust

13 March 2020

A group of our colleagues have recently passed their level 5 apprenticeship programmes, which is a first for the Trust and its partner, RNN Group. Eight people in total completed the level 5 Healthcare Assistant Practitioner apprenticeship qualification this year and will graduate from the college in a c

Music night raises the roof for charities

12 March 2020

A music lover with a flair for fundraising helped to kick off 2020 in style thanks to a charity concert for two charities close to his heart.

20 Years of Stop Smoking Support

11 March 2020

Rotherham health services are celebrating 20 years of stop smoking support for Rotherham smokers. To celebrate the 20th anniversary, this year’s local theme for No Smoking Day is ‘We’ve not quit helping you quit!’, highlighting how 20 years on Rotherham health services are still working together to help p

Join us in celebrating 20 years of smokefree services this No Smoking Day!

02 March 2020

Rotherham health services are celebrating 20 years of stop smoking support for Rotherham smokers - and are encouraging smokers wishing to quit this No Smoking Day - Wednesday 11 March - with the help of FREE local services. To celebrate the 20th anniversary, the Trust’s Smoking in Pregnancy service and Get Heal

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice

28 February 2020

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, which runs Rotherham Hospital and community services, is well prepared for coronavirus (COVID-19) with robust plans in place. There are no patients with coronavirus in the hospital and all our services continue to operate as normal. There is no risk to visitors or pat

Let's Get Digital

12 February 2020

Pen and paper is set to be a thing of the past on Rotherham Hospital’s wards thanks to the introduction of electronic observations. Instead, patients are much more likely to see a nurse or doctor using a laptop to record things such as blood pressure, pulse and temperature. Working digitally means that repo

Festive fundraising no sweat for Oakwood pupils

11 February 2020

Fundraisers from Oakwood High School visited Rotherham Hospital’s Children’s Ward to celebrate turning festive jumpers into pounds.

Flying the flag for apprentices

07 February 2020

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust has won an Employer of the Year Award from RNN Group, owner of Rotherham College. At the RNN’s Apprenticeship Awards ceremony on Monday night, the Trust received the honour for its fantastic work with apprentices. Graham Travis, the Learning and Development team’s Appr

A Royal visit for our Maternity Unit

07 February 2020

Excitement was felt across the Hospital on Wednesday as Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, Patron of The Royal College of Midwives (RCM), paid a visit to the maternity unit at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust. The Princess Royal's visit comes at the start of International Year of the Midwife and follow

Want to learn while you earn?

29 January 2020

Next week is National Apprenticeship Week and we'll be highlighting the many fantastic opportunities available right here at Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust. Whether you're looking to improve your knowledge base, find a new role within the organisation or to move forward in your career, an apprenticeshi

Fantastic Facilities Attract Future Healthcare Scientists

28 January 2020

Science was top of the agenda this week as our Trust hosted a specialised open day for tomorrow’s healthcare scientists. The day was organised as part of our Trust’s work with the Scientist Training Programme (STP), an initiative overseen by the National School of Healthcare Science and NHS Health Educati

Here for you 365 days a year

27 January 2020

The graphic highlights how busy Rotherham’s Urgent and Emergency Care Centre was in 2019. The team treated around 103,000 people in 2019 – that’s more than eight times the capacity of the New York Stadium in Rotherham. We’ve broken the numbers down to show the various injuries and patients that attend

Rotherham Midwives highlighted nationally

24 January 2020

Rotherham's Midwifery Service is celebrating the fantastic achievement of being named in two categories of 2020's Royal College of Midwifery (RCM) Awards. Since 2004, the RCM Awards have rewarded, celebrated and shared outstanding achievement in midwifery across the UK. Nationally, they recognise the

Sit Thi Darn

22 January 2020

A patient pit stop has been put in place to give a breather to those walking to some of Rotherham Hospital’s farthest departments.  The pit stop has a few seats and bright, welcoming screens displaying imagery reflective of Rotherham’s industrial past. Martin Aizlewood, Trust Estates Officer, has even

Charity-funded tricks and treats help to aid patients' recovery

07 January 2020

The Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity has funded a new supply of activity boxes to aid the recovery of dementia and stroke patients.

Counting on us

02 January 2020

As we reach the end of another year at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, it gives us a chance to look back at all that our staff have achieved in the past 12 months and remind everyone of the work that has gone into operating the Trust this year – everything from pouring a cup of tea to welcoming a newborn.

Experiencing flu-like symptoms?

30 December 2019

  Rotherham Hospital is seeing record numbers of people using it’s emergency services, including Rotherham Hospital’s Urgent and Emergency Care Centre. Last weekend the hospital on Moorgate Road saw lots of patients with flu-like symptoms and diarrhoea and vomiting and as a result has placed restrictions on

Festive donations help boost Christmas spirit

23 December 2019

Footballers, school children, local organisations and Trust colleagues all joined forces to spread a little festive cheer amongst our patients and their families this December.

Trust’s CQC rating for Urgent and Emergency Care improves

20 December 2019

A re-inspection report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), published today, has found the overall rating for Urgent and Emergency Services at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust has improved from ‘Inadequate’ in its previous report to ‘Requires Improvement’ – with a ‘good’ rating for ‘Caring.’

Richard Jenkins appointed interim chief executive at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

18 December 2019

Dr Richard Jenkins has been appointed as interim Chief Executive of The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust. He will join the Trust on a part-time basis from 10 February, combining it with his existing role as Chief Executive of Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. His appointment is for a 12-month term. La

Working together to keep patients, visitors and staff safe over the festive period

17 December 2019

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust are working alongside South Yorkshire Police over the holiday period to keep staff and members of the public safe by increasing the number of security and police teams working at Rotherham Hospital’s Urgent and Emergency Care Centre on key dates. As the number of

A week to show we're Proud

17 December 2019

In November, the Trust held its annual Proud Week which provides the opportunity to celebrate the achievements of our staff and the organisation through a number of events. Louise Barnett, Chief Executive, said: “People are at the heart of the NHS; patients, families, staff and everyone who works to

Hospital extremely busy with flu-like symptoms and diarrhoea and vomiting

10 December 2019

  Rotherham Hospital is seeing record numbers of people using it’s emergency services, including Rotherham Hospital’s Urgent and Emergency Care Centre. Over the weekend the hospital on Moorgate Road saw lots of patients with flu-like symptoms and diarrhoea and vomiting and as a result has placed restrictions

Campaigner comes to Rotherham Hospital

09 December 2019

Campaigner Paula McGowan will give a lecture at Rotherham Hospital on Wednesday, December 11, to continue her crusade to raise awareness of autism and learning disabilities in a clinical setting.  Since her 18-year-old son Oliver died in 2016 after a rare reaction to an anti-psychotic drug, Paula has campaig

Christmas countdown begins with Millers, bears and Santa at Rotherham Hospital

05 December 2019

Players from Rotherham United Football Club received cheers of a different kind when they attended a festive fixture to support the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity.

Celebrate your countdown to Christmas with Dr Ted and Rotherham United

22 November 2019

Rotherham United Football Club fans are encouraged to save the date for an extra special fixture alongside Dr Ted at Rotherham Hospital.

Breathing life into song

22 November 2019

Our colleagues at Breathing Space, a community service in Rotherham for people with respiratory conditions, marked World COPD Day on November 20 with a range of information events and a special performance by their very own choir. Scores of people attended the day-long event for a cup of tea and a chat an

Come to our first Hospital open day!

13 November 2019

Rotherham Hospital is throwing open the doors and inviting the public to ‘come and see’ what goes on inside at its first-ever open day on Saturday, 30 November, between 10am-3pm . The hospital is hoping to pull in the crowds with a mixture of fun and games – including the chance to have a go at learning

Hitting the right notes on health

11 November 2019

Breathing Space, a community service in Rotherham for people with respiratory conditions, is marking World COPD Day on November 20 with a range of information stalls and a special performance by the Breathing Space choir. The day-long event will be a chance to learn about respiratory diseases, pulm

They can see right through you

08 November 2019

Today is World Radiography Day and International Day of Radiology and we’re checking in with one of our brilliant teams to see what makes them tick. And as a further boost, they’ve just been awarded a ‘highly commended’ in the HSJ Awards on Wednesday night – a great effort in a national competition

Families invited to mark World Prematurity Day

07 November 2019

Rotherham’s Special Care Baby Unit will be celebrating World Prematurity Day on November 17 with an event at the Carlton Park Hotel on Moorgate Road. All families past and present are invited to come along to meet the team and get a chance to meet other families. The Carlton Park is also kindly offer

Remember, remember to stay safe this November

05 November 2019

  Last year there were a number of injuries related to fireworks or bonfire night that were treated at Rotherham’s Urgent and Emergency Care Centre. These included burns to legs and arms and eye injuries. As the nights get darker, colder and appropriately eerie for bonfires and fireworks displays ac

Tricks and treats lead to pounds thanks to fundraisers

04 November 2019

The ghosts and ghouls were out in force with tricks and treats galore this Halloween to help raise funds for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity.

Stay safe this bonfire night

04 November 2019

Last year there were a number of injuries related to fireworks or bonfire night that were treated at Rotherham’s Urgent and Emergency Care Centre. These included burns to legs and arms and eye injuries. As the nights get darker, colder and appropriately eerie for bonfires and fireworks displays across t

National Pathology Week is here

04 November 2019

We’re taking this opportunity to celebrate our amazing pathology team all week and highlight the vital contribution they make to our health. National Pathology Week is an annual celebration of pathology, and helps raise awareness of how pathologists and scientists diagnose disease. Rotherham’s pathology

A meeting of minds

01 November 2019

  A Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust nurse is paving the way for others after completing a Chief Nurse Fellowship – a first for the hospital. Paula Lowson, Macmillan cancer information and support manager, was awarded the first Chief Nurse Fellowship in Rotherham to research the benefits of Mindful Compa

Thanks to all who attended memorial

31 October 2019

  The Chaplaincy department and the Midwives teamed up to organise and run a special remembrance day in the Hospital Chapel.  Talhat Mughal, Lead Chaplain, wanted to give his thanks to everyone who attended on October 21 at the annual baby loss memorial service. Talhat said it was a great success with ar

Keeping your spirits up

23 October 2019

  The chaplaincy team have been meeting and greeting visitors to Rotherham Hospital to let people know they are here and ready to help.   “We’re here for everyone, not just the religious,” says Emily Leakey, one of the chaplains and part of the Hospital Chaplaincy Team.   “So many people don’t

Volunteer fundraisers sought to kick-start new group

16 October 2019

The Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity is appealing for volunteers with a flair for inspiring others to join a brand new fundraising group.

Fundraisers appeal for terror-ific treats

15 October 2019

Whether its googly toffee eyeballs, severed chocolate fingers or grizzly pumpkin cupcakes – the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity is looking for creative bakers to donate Halloween treats.

Trust gathers to mark Baby Loss Awareness Week

15 October 2019

Colleagues and families across our Trust have come together to mark Baby Loss Awareness Week (9-15 October) and to show solidarity with families who have sadly lost babies. Following a request from our Maternity Bereavement Lead Midwife, Shahida Mehrban, Meadowhall agreed to light up its roof and dome in

Rotherham's AHPs All Set for Spotlight!

09 October 2019

Rotherham’s Allied health professionals (AHPs) have been named ‘Northern Flagbearers’ for this year’s national AHP's Day. Being given the crown of flagbearers by the original instigators of AHP's Day means that the health and Social care sectors will be looking to Rotherham as leaders in championing and

Trust Formally Opens New Clinical Imaging Room

09 October 2019

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to announce the opening of a new clinical imaging room. After months of multiple teams working collaboratively, the new interventional room based within the Medical Imaging Department at Rotherham Hospital, is now up and running. The room marks an amalgamatio

Four Rotherham Teams Highlighted in National Shortlist

08 October 2019

Health services in Rotherham have yet again received national acclaim by making it to the final stages of this year’s HSJ Awards. Four of The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust’s innovative initiatives have been named in the shortlist for the awards, now in their 39 th year. The awards set out to “produc

Proud of our 2019 shortlist

03 October 2019

Thank you to everyone, colleagues and members of the public, who took the time to submit nominations for our annual Proud Awards. We received over 400 nominations this year. Each nomination has been reviewed and our shortlisting panel have shortlisted an incredible 56 teams and individuals. The shor

Rotherham midwives urge families to quit together this Stoptober

01 October 2019

Our town’s midwives are urging local mums-to-be and their nearest and dearest to quit smoking this Stoptober. Research shows that you are more likely to find it easier to quit if you and those around you stop smoking together.  Wendy Griffith, one of Rotherham’s specialist stop smoking midwives, said: “Mums w

How are your local health services performing?

02 September 2019

Our local health services are reliably there when we need them and it’s important to see their value, understand how they operate and know how they are performing.  You are invited to The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust’s Annual Members Meeting on 18 September 2019 to receive a summary of performance

Where to get the right care...

29 August 2019

Do you know where to get the right care for your needs? Here are some of the various options in and around Rotherham. Remember; the hospital's UECC (A&E) is for urgent and emergency care needs only. If you're not sure, call 111.

Charity-funded echo machine helps tiny tickers in Rotherham

23 August 2019

Children requiring life-saving heart scans are now able to receive their care closer to home thanks to a new heart scanner funded by the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity.

One-stop event for new families in Rotherham

21 August 2019

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is launching a new monthly event at Rotherham Hospital showcasing the various maternity and family services available in the area. It can be an exciting yet daunting time for those planning to start a family, those soon to be parents and new parents, so healthcare

Your invitation to our Annual Members' Meeting

20 August 2019

You are invited to The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust’s Annual Members Meeting on 18 September 2019 to receive a summary of performance for 2018/19 and details of the Trust’s future operational plan for 2019/20.  Martin Havenhand, Chairman of The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, said: “We are committed to providi

Mayor’s Charity Appeal success for Dr Ted

16 August 2019

The Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity has received a major boost from Dr Ted’s biggest fans – the former Mayor and Mayoress of Rotherham.

Finance firm pledges support for Dr Ted

12 August 2019

A business owner with a flair for figures has pledged to spend the next year raising funds for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity’s Dr Ted children’s appeal.

Sports fans urged to tackle charity challenge

08 August 2019

A charity event for children, young people and adults is pushing the boundaries to get more people involved in fundraising and sport this summer.

Fundraising appeal for Fortem’s special project

07 August 2019

Management trainees from one of Rotherham’s top firms are hoping to make their mark on facilities for new-borns and their families at Rotherham Hospital – but they need your help.

Celebrating One Great Day at Parkgate

01 August 2019

Shoppers and employees at Parkgate were joined by the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity’s children’s appeal mascot Dr Ted to celebrate One Great Day of fundraising.

Charity banks money from fundraisers at Santander

01 August 2019

Fundraisers at Santander in Rotherham pledged to support the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity’s Purple Butterfly Appeal in memory of their loved ones, raising £3255.19.

Where to get the right care in Rotherham

26 July 2019

Options for getting health related help and advice around Rotherham

Stay cool in this week’s hot weather

23 July 2019

With weather forecasters predicting a hot, sunny week ahead, health leaders are encouraging people to stay cool and look after themselves.

Much of the advice on beating the heat is common sense. But before the hot weather arrives, it is a really good time to think about what you can do to protect yourself and your family and friends from heat.

Party spirit provides big boost to NHS

15 July 2019

NHS Big Tea party celebrations are being held across Rotherham this month to celebrate the nation’s two favourite institutions – the National Health Service and a good old cuppa.  Teapots were brewed, cakes baked, volunteers assembled and invites distributed last week in preparation for tea parties at Ca

Proud Awards 2019

08 July 2019

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust Proud Awards 2019 Patients, carers and colleagues are being urged to nominate their health care heroes for recognition in The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust’s 2019 Proud Awards.  The awards celebrate excellence in healthcare by recognising Rotherham’s exceptional N

Lets raise a cuppa to the NHS at Carlton Park

27 June 2019

The teapot is brewing at the Carlton Park Hotel where celebrations will take place to mark the 71st anniversary of the NHS.

Changes to Stroke services in Rotherham from 1 July 2019

27 June 2019

From Monday 1 July, anyone who has a stroke in Rotherham will be taken to a hyper acute stroke unit for the first 72 hours of care. The hyper acute stroke units are based at: Doncaster Royal Infirmary, Doncaster The Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield Thes

Strictly stars call on Rotherham to raise a cuppa for the NHS

26 June 2019

The Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity has backed Strictly Come Dancing stars urging NHS staff and supporters to ‘raise a cuppa’ and celebrate the NHS’s 71st birthday on Friday 5 July.

Award success for healthcare in Rotherham

05 June 2019

A team involving representatives from the Trust, as well as partner organisations including Rotherham Council, won the Acute Service Redesign category at the HSJ Value Awards on 23 May. The award is in recognition of their work to look at how partners across health and social care in Rotherham can

Special lights delivered for parents and babies

30 May 2019

The Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity is lighting the way for patients and relatives attending the Delivery Suite and Special Care Baby Unit.

Our un-bear-leavable new charity mascot

23 May 2019

We’d like you to meet Dr Ted – he’s the new ambassador for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity’s children’s appeal

Charity lights the way with ward refurbishment in Critical Care

23 May 2019

Families visiting loved ones receiving critical care at Rotherham Hospital are benefitting from a colourful and uplifting environment thanks to new ceiling lights funded by the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity.

Tricks and treats for Lions, bears and children at Rotherham Hospital

23 May 2019

The Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity’s children’s entertainer helped to spread a little magic amongst lions and bears as well as youngsters during his most recent visit.

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